Are you looking to work for one of the UK's Top Fostering Agencies
Do you enjoy supporting children and families to overcome challenges within fostering ?
Do you want to help children to reach their full potential?
If so, then we have the role for you!
As well as working with a top local Fostering Agency in the area, we are able to offer an attractive hourly rate.
Our Client requires a social worker with suitable experience of Children's Services ideally Fostering . We would prefer a Social worker who has experience of working with foster carers and exposure to Form F assessments.
The Role – Working from home base but expectation to visit Families within Bristol, North Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire areas
To provide advanced social work-level services to children, families and courts by assessing and analysing court applications for any child protection and serious welfare issues affecting a child or young person. Also, to influence those with parental responsibility to be more child-focused when needed, to advise the courts and Local Authorities about safeguarding concerns and about how a child's life can be improved, supporting judicial case management in the process.
To prepare Form F reports for panel
Experience within Court setting, giving evidence and confident in Public and Private Law.
An high standard assessment is required within specified timescales. Requirements of Applicants
Eligible to work in the UK
A UK driving licence, own transport, and willingness to travel within region
A diploma in social work or Social Work England recognised qualification
Up to date DBS check
Social Work England Registration
A sound understanding of safeguarding issues
A minimum of 3 years post qualifying work experience in children's services
An ability to produce highly professional reports which are evidence based and with an emphasis on analysis
IT skills commensurate with producing high quality reports and associated documents
The ability and flexibility to manage your time, prioritise and organise your workload and to work to strict deadlines
Willingness to work evenings and weekends to fit in with applicants in full time employment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail
A thorough knowledge of the complex needs of traumatised children and how these can be met in a fostering household
Knowledge of Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards Desirable
Previous experience of completing Form F assessmentsBenefits
Dedicated consultant – one point of contact
Accredited training / keep up to date
Competitive pay rates
Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)Do you have some more questions regarding this or any other role?
If you are interested in discussing the position further, please contact Ian Davies on (phone number removed) for a confidential discussion.
I have over 20 years experience in recruiting. If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the country that may not be advertised. We are also able to source a particular role to suit your requirements, so whether you work with children or adults in any particular speciality, please get in touch to see how we can support you!
Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
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